1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla or maple extract
3/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup coconut
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 8x8" baking dish with parchment paper, overhanging for easy removal.
2. Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar until combined. Remove from heat and cool for about 2 minutes. While the sugar mixture is cooling, in a small bowl mix together flour, baking powder, and salt.
3. Whisk in egg and vanilla to sugar mixture, followed by dry ingredients. Stir in coconut. Spread the mixture into the pan.
4. Bake 25 minutes until set, but still moist in the center. Cool completely then remove from pan and cut into 2x2" squares.
Makes 16 squares.